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Clay Aiken trails in Congressional race

Clay Aiken trails in race for Congress.

Former American Idol contestant, Clay Aiken, hopes he has better odds in politics than the did on the Fox’s singing competition.  Aiken is currently running on the Democratic ticket to represent North Carolina’s Second Congressional District, and the polls show him trailing Republican opponent, Renee Ellmers.

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Republican Rep. David Jolly for gay marriage

Florida Republican Rep David Jolly supports gay marriage

Florida Republican Representative David Jolly says he supports a recent decision by a Circuit Court Judge to allow gay marriage within his state even though he supports ‘traditional marriage’ as a matter of his Christian faith.

Rep. Jolly told the Washington Post:

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Clay Aiken: American Idol and Democratic Primary Candidate

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He may have lost to Ruben Studdard in season two of American Idol but Clay Aiken won the Democratic primary for a North Carolina congressional seat according to the Huffington Post.  The results released today came after Monday’s untimely death of Aiken’s candidate Keith Crisco.  Christine Botta, Crisco’s campaign manager, reported that Crisco had decided before his death to concede his loss to Aiken.   Get more…

Support the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA)

I received the following email from Jacqui Ceballos, the extremely amazing early National Organization for Women (NOW) member and founder of Veteran Feminists of America (VFA).

On March 22, 2012, nine Senate Democrats proposed that states be given another chance to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. This is the 40th Anniversary of the Senate’s passage of the ERA and the first time the Senate has ever considered an ERA bill other than the “Start-over.”

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Illinois Republican Primary Results, few votes cast go to Romney

Mitt Romeny beats Rick Santorum in Ill Republican Primary

Mitt Romney and his wife greet supporters after beating Rick Santorum in Illinois Republican Primary

Despite a low voter turn-out in Illinois, that state’s decision in the Republican primary can have a major impact on who gets the GOP nomination for President.  What voters did turnout, overwhelming put their support behind Mitt Romney who beat Rick Santorum capturing at least 41 of the 54 delegates at stake, pushing him closer to his party’s nomination.

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